Tag Archives: patch level

Linux – How to find what version of a package is installed

Linux – How to find what version of a package is installed | Below are commands to verify the exact version of a package installed in Linux. Root prompt or sudo is not required! Red Hat or CentOS: $ rpm -qa | grep package Example: $ rpm -qa | grep openssl openssl-1.0.0-20.el6_2.5.x86_64 If a package is not installed, the output will return nothing: $ rpm -qa | grep

Open Source Auditing Tools

Open Source Auditing Tools | Here are various open source tools that are useful for security auditing! If you are a consultant, or an admin that just likes to be on top of his game, these are free open source tools that help audit the security level of workstations and servers in your environment. Note: These are by nature Linux-friendly